Recently retired senior lecturer in prose and scriptwriting on the MA in Creative Writing at Newcastle University, where she has taught prose writing for many years, Margaret Wilkinson writes both prose and script.
Margaret's short stories have been widely published in literary magazines, she has one published novel, and her radio dramas have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play, Saturday Drama; Writing the Century; and Woman’s Hour. She has also written several stage plays performed in theatres across the UK.
Margaret's new literary novel Lublin will be published by & Other Stories in February 2024.
Currently, she teaches prose workshops for Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts and is a regular contributor to the magazine, Mslexia, reviewing recent collections of short stories and writing articles on getting to grips with the craft of prose.